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6056, Veii, Piazza d'Armi oikos

  • Record number: 6056
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi oikos
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Hair in flat raised section over top of head and falling as two flat raised sections (W 3.7) alongside face, set off from neck (W 7.2) by deep channels. At bottom recessed border (H 1.2, D 1.1). Th antefix plaque at hair 2.1. Mouldmade but heavily reworked before firing, with deep finger channels alongside & below mouth, around eyes (W eye 3)
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 8, no. 2; Stefani 1944, col. 234, fig. 36 center bottom; Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, pp. 88-89, no. 179, Pl. XXVI.b; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 55, no. I.b.17; Bartoloni et al. 2006, p. 63, fig. 6.19.A top; Winter 2009a, p. 247, 4.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    Scavi archeologici a Veio, in contrada Piazza d'Armi. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 40. Publication Date: 1944. Pages: 228-290
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche. Author: Bartoloni, G. et al.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 50-76
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.3
  • Width: 14.3
  • MPD: 5.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Surface 5YR 4/4. Black color probably not paint?
  • Condition: Missing lower right corner
  • Height head: 14
  • Height face: 12.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 3.2
  • Outer H cover tile: 6.7?
  • Outer W cover tile: 12.1
  • Thickness tile: 2
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